When going to London, there are a few things you must see like Big Ben and the London Eye – that’s a given, but adventuring out and finding the road less traveled can be a culturally enriching experience. These are some less know spots around town will allow you to see London in a whole new light.

1. Merton Abbey Mills

8178602042_1d3eb106fb_zMerton Abbey Mills is an arts & crafts Village in South London. With many independent shops and restaurants, it is  place you can spend the entire day and and be entertained the whole time. On the weekend there are fresh markets and theatre shows, it is perfect for the entire family!

 

2. Camden Passage, Islington

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For all the lovers of quaint café, vintage boutiques, and antique markets this is the place for you! This bustling little hideaway will transport you to a different time, and make you forget you are in one of the biggest metropolitans in the world.

 

3. Trafalgar Square Cafe on the Square

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This café is hidden in plain sight, and the ultimate spot to just take in the bustling London lifestyle and sit back while you are sipping your coffee.

4. One New View of St Paul’s

72657-640x360-640-st-pauls-cathedralFor a truly unique perspective on St. Paul’s Cathedral head over to the One New Change shopping centre on their open rooftop to get the best view in the city.

5. The Experimental Cocktail Club

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If you are looking for a night out the Experimental Cocktail Club in Chinatown is an ultra cool way to unwind. It also gives you a chance to get to know the Chinatown district of London, another part of the city you cannot miss.